2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Feature Story ( Dailies: 50,001 & over)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: A family wonders if they should hope a loved one with COVID-19 lives or help him die
    Entry Credit: Maria L. La Ganga
    Judge Comment: Thanks for this intimate look into the question we've all been fearful that we'll have to ask in this crisis. This was a touching portrait of a family -- and helpful to readers who haven't experienced covid themselves.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: The true story of the heartthrob prince of Qatar and his time at USC
    Entry Credit: Matt Hamilton, Harriet Ryan
    Judge Comment: It's clear the writers did a lot of research for this one, masterfully telling the story of how a Saudi prince's privilege and money managed to cut through American culture and society. Good storytelling.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Chronicle
    Entry Title: San Francisco Chronicle: The Suspect Next Door
    Entry Credit: Matthias Gafni
    Judge Comment: This was an eye-opening look at how the justice system works -- or doesn't. Good storytelling, and a great use of graphics to convey information in a way the story couldn't.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: A white mom marched alone to say ‘Black lives matter.’ Her Black son urged her to do more
    Entry Credit: Jaweed Kaleem
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Orange County Register
    Entry Title: No Doubt talks ‘Tragic Kingdom’ at 25: The tears, tours and triumphs behind the classic album
    Entry Credit: Kelli Skye Fadroski
    Judge Comment: None